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Douglas Lake

Dandridge, TN
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Dandridge, TN
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"beautiful lake"
in 43 reviews
"pontoon boat"
in 10 reviews
"pigeon forge and gatlinburg"
in 5 reviews
"clean water"
in 4 reviews
"water level"
in 8 reviews
"great fishing"
in 6 reviews
"rv resort"
in 6 reviews
"bass"
in 9 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 3 reviews
"dam"
in 28 reviews
"boating"
in 31 reviews
"tva"
in 18 reviews
"mountains"
in 31 reviews
"shoreline"
in 5 reviews
"skiing"
in 9 reviews
"h2o"
in 8 reviews
"recreation"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Drove around Douglas lake during a recent trip, absolutely beautiful. The old part of town is charming with old shops and quiet streets.

Thank Brian912018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful lake! We spent 3 hours on a boat rental cruising the lake & swimming. We went the 2nd week of August & the water was fantastic!! Very warm!

Thank Karen G
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Every time we come to Gatlinburg, we drive up to Douglas Lake and rent a boat from Lighthouse Pointe Marina. This lake is absolutely beautiful- so clean and clear! We try to rent on a weekday morning because there is hardly any boat traffic at...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To say this lake is big is an understatement. It is huge! Very clean. We went mid week so it was not busy. We fished a little then swam. I look forward to going back.

Thank signalten
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lake is quite beautiful, and has many scenic views. The beach is by the campground. The beach is well marked with good restrooms, water fountains and a rinse off area. The beach itself is quite small, and there is a good sized drop off...More

Thank Oakbug
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I rented a pontoon for the day, plenty to see. no floating debris as most large lakes have. Very nice lake to cruise or ski on.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Douglas Lake all the time. It is one of the cleanest Lakes we have ever seen. I'm sure the French Broad River running through it helps a lot. Everyone is happy because there is good fishing, it is excellent for skiing, tubing...More

Thank mdtenn
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The water was warm, lots of sites to see. Several islands that accommodate your hiking, picnicking, even camping. Come enjoy.

1  Thank Dennis S
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

Stopped here on our trip to the Smokies this summer. We drove over to the Douglas Dam overlook area where you could catch a glimpse of the lake from above. There were picnic tables and grills here should you want to picnic at the Dam....More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Drove up to the upper viewing area of the dam. Very quiet setting and great place to relax & take in the views.

Thank Lisa G
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Gene S
May 7, 2018|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a very beautiful area to hike and lots to do on the lake.
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daviesbrandi00
April 2, 2018|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
Lake was down in October and boating was limited. Heard others say everything goes in spring through fall.
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laurenh743
March 29, 2018|
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Response from Ken B | Reviewed this property |
I have not been there in April to know. I would contact the Tennessee Valley Authority and they should be able to answer your questions. Have a good trip
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